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Switch to Disqus comment system

I have switched this blog's commenting system from a basic open source plug-in to Disqus. I feel ambivalent for outsourcing my data to third party services. But hosting my own comment system takes maintenance. Disqus also has nicer UI and more features like email notification. Let's hope the Disqus service will remain available for a long time.

Installing its javascript to the web page is fairly simple. Importing old comment is lot more difficult. The documentation is minimal. I have to resort to many rounds of trial and error. It takes me several hours to import all comment, even through there are actually not too many of them.

Incidentally while I'm working in the Disqus integration, Facebook has rolled out their own commenting web services. Facebook is becoming the new Microsoft. I'll rather support competitions.

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BBC News

 

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Jordan vow after hostage beheading (01 Feb 2015)

 

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Key Nigerian city under fresh attack (01 Feb 2015)

 

Greece minister in key France talks (01 Feb 2015)

 

Protesters back on Hong Kong streets (01 Feb 2015)

 

Abbott pledge after Queensland rout (01 Feb 2015)

 

Damascus bus bomb blast kills four (01 Feb 2015)

 

Mosque open days to ease 'tensions' (01 Feb 2015)

 

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Bay Area News (7 Jan 2012)

 

City Insider (11 Feb 2012)

 

Crime Scene (13 Feb 2012)

 

C.W Newius Column (10 Jan 2012)

 

C.W. Nevius Blog (11 Feb 2012)

 

Education News (10 Jan 2012)

 

KALW (11 Feb 2012)

 

Matier and Ross Blog (11 Feb 2012)

 

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Making advertising personal for shoppers (31 Jan 2015)

 

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Asia Times Online

 

SINOGRAPH China's power disequilibrium (Fri 30 Jan 2015 11:00:00 GMT)

 

SPENGLER STDs and strategy in Iran (Fri 30 Jan 2015 11:00:00 GMT)

 

Obama's India visit a big blank (Fri 30 Jan 2015 11:00:00 GMT)

 

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